Goeres Family History

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Goeres Name Meaning

North German (Göres): from a reduced form of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory, and compare Gorr).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Gores, Goers, Gares, Gere, Gerdes, Goede, Goergen, Boers, Torres

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Goeres Family Origin

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Goeres Family Occupations

What did your Goeres ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Doctor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goeres. A less common occupation for the Goeres family was Lawyer. The most common Goeres occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Goeres's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Doctor

  • Farmer

  • Lawyer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goeres ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goeres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goeres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goeres census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 181 immigration records available for the last name Goeres. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 170 military records available for the last name Goeres. For the veterans among your Goeres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goeres Life Expectancy

What is the average Goeres lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Goeres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Goeres in 1958 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goeres

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goeres ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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